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Maya Market Women: Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

S. Ashley Kistler

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

As cultural mediators, Chamelco's market women offer a model of contemporary Q'eqchi' identity grounded in the strength of the Maya historical legacy. Guatemala's Maya communities have faced nearly ... More


Kings for Three Days: The Play of Race and Gender in an Afro-Ecuadorian Festival

Jean Muteba Rahier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037511
eISBN:
9780252094729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037511.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

With its rich mix of cultures, European influences, colonial tensions, and migration from bordering nations, Ecuador has long drawn the interest of ethnographers, historians, and political ... More


The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

John Burdick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Throughout Brazil, Afro-Brazilians face widespread racial prejudice. Many turn to religion, with Afro-Brazilians disproportionately represented among Protestants, the fastest-growing religious group ... More


Introduction to the Regional Ethnography of Morelos and the Huasteca

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a description and an analysis of culture and cultural interaction in Morelos and the Huasteca. The regional ethnography of these two regions is specifically covered. It then ... More


Sor Juana Inés De La Cruz: Dreaming in a Double Voice

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz has been triply canonized as an origin for Latin American literature, as the epitome of Baroque literature in Spanish, and as the first feminist writing in the New World. ... More


Conclusion: Reclaiming the Mexican Nation for the Poor and the Indigenous South

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter emphasizes how new ejidatarios in Oaxaca and Chiapas have formed their own responses to the neoliberal economic policy that stopped land reform, encouraged privatization, and ... More


Government Construction and Reappropriation of Emiliano Zapata

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes the problem of creating a coherent national identity, starting with the Mexican Revolution. It focuses on how the Mexican state tried to combine national identity and ... More


Introduction

Jean Muteba Rahier

in Kings for Three Days: The Play of Race and Gender in an Afro-Ecuadorian Festival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037511
eISBN:
9780252094729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037511.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the Ecadorians of African descent in the province of Esmeraldas. It then sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine playful African ... More


A Voice So Full of Pain and Power: Black Gospel and Blackness

John Burdick

in The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how three main features of the melody- and voice-centric scene of black gospel contribute to the formation of a strong, self-aware, and politically committed negro identity. One ... More


Conclusion: Evangelicalism, Blackness, and Music in Brazil

John Burdick

in The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter considers the implications from the studies discussed in previous chapters. First is the fact that black gospel music sustains a richly textured, oppositional, ethnoracial ... More


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